[AMRadio] Thank You and Toroidal transformers


D. Chester k4kyv at charter.net
Sat Dec 30 11:56:14 EST 2006


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brett gazdzinski" <brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com>


> The peak voltages are an issue, but more of
> a problem is the duty cycle.
> Running 300 watts carrier with 1200 watts pep
> has a much higher duty cycle then 2000 watts pep
> in ssb service.
> I think even 100 watts of AM has more of a duty cycle
> then 2000 watts pep ssb.


That's exactly why p.e.p. is a bogus measurement for output power.  It is 
useful for determining arc-over, voltage breakdown and flat-topping points, 
but of limited relevance to the loudness or strength of a signal.


Don k4kyv
_______________________________________________________________

This message was typed using the DVORAK keyboard layout.

http://www.mwbrooks.com/dvorak/
http://gigliwood.com/abcd/ 




More information about the AMRadio mailing list

This page last updated 20 Oct 2017.